Qualifying Medical Conditions
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis;
- Cancer, including remission therapy;
- Crohn’s disease;
- Damage to the nervous tissue of the central nervous system (brain-spinal cord) with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity, and other associated neuropathies;
- Dyskinetic and spastic movement disorders;
- HIV / AIDS;
- Huntington’s disease;
- Inflammatory bowel disease;
- Intractable seizures;
- Multiple sclerosis;
- Neurodegenerative diseases;
- Opioid use disorder for which conventional therapeutic interventions are contraindicated or ineffective, or for which adjunctive therapy is indicated in combination with primary therapeutic interventions;
- Parkinson’s disease;
- Post-traumatic stress disorder;
- Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain;
- Sickle cell anemia; and/or
- Terminal illness.
Approved forms of medical marijuana
In Pennsylvania, approved forms of medical marijuana include:
- Topical forms, including gel, creams, or ointments
- A form medically appropriate for administration by vaporization or nebulization, including dry leaf or plant form for administration by vaporization.
Below is a link for “How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card” in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Health website has all the necessary information on how to get your card as well as how to find a practitioner, a dispensary and FAQ’s.